Benjamin Britten in London - 22 January, 1932

from Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938, page 97:

In evening Beth & I go to Bridges to listen to a Busoni concert on wireless. very wretched Music (Violin Concerto & Turandot Suite).* Back by 10.15

cite as

John Evans (ed.), Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938 (:London, 2009), p. 97. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1434290365244 accessed: 28 November, 2021

location of experience: London

Listeners

Benjamin Britten
Composer
1913-1976

Listening to

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Comedy Overture, Op. 38
written by Busoni
performed by Adrian Boult, BBC Symphonic Orchestra
Turandot - Orchestral Suite from the Music to Gozzi's Drama, Op. 41
written by Busoni
performed by Adrian Boult, BBC Symphonic Orchestra
Violin Concerto in D, Op. 35a
written by Busoni
performed by Adrian Boult, BBC Symphonic Orchestra, Joseph Szigeti

Experience Information

Date/Time 22 January, 1932
Medium broadcast
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Notes

*A BBC Contemporary Music Concert devoted to the music of Ferruccio Busoni, given by the BBC Orchestra (Section D) under Adrian Boult: Comedy Overture, Op. 38; Violin Concerto in D, Op. 35a, played by Joseph Szigeti; and Turandot - Orchestral Suite from the Music to Gozzi's Drama, Op. 41


Originally submitted by gkw on Sun, 14 Jun 2015 14:59:25 +0100
Approved on Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:17:25 +0100